NOTE: Attache Passport offices which yet to implement the polycarbonate identification page, still remain with the old requirement of specification (blue).

Malaysian International Passport

1. Introduction

The Malaysian International Passport is a valid travel document issued by the Malaysian Government for the purpose of travelling abroad.

2. Eligibility

Malaysian citizen.

3. Where to Apply

Any Immigration Office or Malaysian Representative Office.

4. Malaysian Passport Photographs Specification

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  • 2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm
  • Size such that the head is between 25mm –30mm from the bottom of the chin to the top of head
  • Dark coloured clothing covering shoulders and chest
  • Taken in full-faces view directly facing the camera with a neutral facial expression, both eyes open and mouth closed
  • Do not wear a hat or head covering that obscures that hair or hairline unless worn daily for a religious purpose. Your full face must be visible, and the head covering must not cast any shadows on your face

5. Validity

  1. Valid for two (2) years or five (5) years from the date of issue.
  2. The balance of the expiry period from the old passport can only be granted to the new 5-year passport  provided it is:-
  3. Not a lost case
  4. Not a damaged pasport (in good condition)
  5. Not a case under investigation

6. Passport Fees

  1. RM100.00 for 2 years
  2. RM300.00 for 5 years

7. Special Fees

RM150.00 for 5 years

8. Eligibility for special Fees

  1. Children under 12 years old
  2. Students under 21 years old with proof to study abroad on the day of submission.

9. Exemption of payment

Exemption of payment is given to the handicapped or disabled person on condition that he/she produces a letter from the Welfare Department.

10. Modes of payment

  1. Cash
  2. Postal Order or Crossed Bank Draft :
  3. In Malaysia – made payable to the Director- General of Immigration Malaysia or State Immigration Director only.
  4. Overseas – made payable to the High Commissioner of Malaysia/ Deputy High Commissioner of Malaysia/ Malaysian Ambassador/ Malaysian  Consulate General (where applicable)

11. How to Apply For a Passport

The applicant must:-

Appear in person at the Immigration office or Malaysian Representative Offices abroad.

Refer to the following table for first time application :-

12. New Application

Applicant

Place of Birth

Conditions

18 years old and above

Born in Malaysia

Identification Card (MyKad)

If the applicant is not in possession of MyKad, temporary identification Certificate (JPN.KPPK 09 or 11) and Birth Certificate is required

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Born outside Malaysia





IdentificationCard(MyKad)

Form W/ Birth Certificate/ Certificate of Status

Travel Document used for return to Malaysia

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Malaysian applicants for Sabah and Sarawak which first time apply in Peninsular Malaysia Immigration Office 

Identification Card (MyKad) and with original Birth Certificate

MyKad : remarked as either 'H'(Sabah) or 'K'(Sarawak). 

Note: Any MyKad without remarks had to be obtained first at Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara(JPN).

If the applicant is not in possession of MyKad, temporary identification Certificate (JPN.KPPK 09 or 11) and Birth Certificate is required 

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Note : Application will be referred to the Immigration Office and the approval of Sabah and Sarawak will be notified after 5 working days.

Army Officials

Army Identification Card

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Police Officials

Police Identification Card

Birth Certificate

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Under 18 years old

Born in Malaysia

Identification Card (MyKad)

Birth Certificate

Parent’s Identification Card (The child and parent must be present to submit the application)

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Born outside Malaysia

Form W/Birth Certificate/ Certificate of Status.

Travel documents used to return to Malaysia.

Parent’s Identification Card (The child and parent must be present to submit the application)

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Malaysian applicants for Sabah and Sarawak which first time apply in Peninsular Malaysia Immigration Office 

Identification Card (MyKad) and with original Birth Certificate

MyKad : remarked as either 'H'(Sabah) or 'K'(Sarawak). 

Note: Any MyKad without remarks had to be obtained first at Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara(JPN).

If the applicant is not in possession of MyKad, temporary identification Certificate (JPN.KPPK 09 or 11) and Birth Certificate is required 

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Note : Application will be referred to the Immigration Office and the approval of Sabah and Sarawak will be notified after 5 working days.

Deceased parent (s)

Identification Card (MyKad)

Birth Certificate

Death Certificate of the Deceased

Statutory Declaration from legitimate guardian

Guardian’s Identification Card or valid passport (for foreigner)

Identification Card of the living parent

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Divorced parents

Identification Card (MyKad)

Birth Certificate

Death Certificate of the Deceased

Statutory Declaration from legitimate guardian

Guardian’s Identification Card or valid passport (for foreigner)

Identification Card of the living parent

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Parents cannot be traced

Identification Card (MyKad)

Birth Certificate

Statutory Declaration and verification from the village head (Penghulu/Ketua Kampung)

Guardian’s Identification Card or valid passport (for foreigner)

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Adopted Child

Identification Card(MyKad)

Birth Certificate

Certificate of Adoption

Guardian’s Identification Card or valid passport (for foreigner)

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Married

Identification Card(MyKad)

Marriage or Divorce Certificate

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

13. Passport Renewal

A new passport will be issued upon passport renewal application.

Balance of the passport validity of not more than 6 months can be carried forward on the following conditions:

Applicants

Conditions

Under 18 years old

Same documents as first time application

Current Malaysian International Passport

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

Above 18 years old

Identification Card (MyKad)

If the applicant is not in possession of MyKad, a Temporary Identification Certificate (JPN.KPPK 09 or 11) AND Birth certificate is required.

Current Malaysian International Passport

2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm

14. Loss of Passport

Definition of damaged passport :

A Malaysian who has lost his passport should :

  1. Lodge a police report
  2. Refer to the nearest Immigration office to submit the application for passport replacement by meeting all the following requirements:-
  1. Identification Card
  2. Parent's Identification Card (for applicant below 18 years)
  3. Questionnaire Form IM42c
  4. 2 recent identical photographs taken in front of plain white or off-white background size 35mm x 50mm
  5. Police report
  6. Copy of lost passport (if any)
  7. Marriage/divorced certificate (below 18 years and marriage/divorced)
  8. Confirmation letter of employment for those working abroad
  9. Offer letter to study abroad
  10. Emergency Certificate with a report from Entry Point Immigration office
  11. Verification of Status (for a Permanent Resident of third country)
  12. Fire and Rescue Department Report form if the loss is caused by fire
  13. Letter from the Municipal Council if loss is caused by flood.

15. General

The usage of ‘anak lelaki (AL)' and ‘anak perempuan (AP)' for Indian and non-muslim citizens on the main page has been removed but is still stated on the ‘OBSERVATION' page.

Please note that passports that are not claimed after three (3) months from the date of collection as stated in the payment receipt will be cancelled and the fee paid is non-refundable. The applicant will have to submit a new application and it will be processed in the normal way.

Particulars of children (including infants) will no longer be included in the parent's passport. The child will be issued a separate passport. A change of photograph for  children two years and above can be made. Submit two recent photographs and the birth certificate (original and copy) attached. The applicant must appear before the Immigration officer.

Under the Guardianship Act 1961 - 1999 amendment, consent can be given by the mother for a child under 18 years old.

Loss of passport while abroad should be reported to the nearest Malaysian Representative Office for replacement of passport. A police report should be submitted also.

An application for replacement of lost passport should be sent to the Immigration Department of Malaysia Headquarters, Putrajaya Malaysia for decision-making/processing which will take approximately 3-4 months.